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  1. Jefferson Health building multimillion-dollar ambulatory care center with possible outpatient surgical options

    Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health is building a multimillion-dollar care center near its main campus that'll expand surgical options in the region, the Philadelphia Business Journal reports.
  2. IRA Capital purchases medical office building with surgery center

    IRA Capital purchased a three-story, 41,500-square-foot medical office building in Manhasset, N.Y., that has a surgery center and several specialty clinics, Commercial Property Executive reports.
  3. 10 best pediatric cardiology hospitals

    U.S. News & World Report released its Best Children's Hospitals rankings, including a total of 88 hospitals from across the U.S.

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  1. New York updates reopening guidance for ASCs — 6 things to know

    New York ASCs have received updated guidance on reopening for nonessential elective surgeries and non-urgent procedures from the state health department.
  2. New York system plans multispecialty building with surgery center — 3 details

    Rochester (N.Y.) Regional Health is building a medical center in Geneseo, N.Y., according to Genesseesun.com.
  3. Georgia hospital lifts visitor restrictions at surgery center — 4 insights

    Macon, Ga.-based Medical Center Navicent Health altered its visitation policy to allow visitors to return to its hospital and surgery center in most cases, Fox24 reports.
  4. AGA, Medtronic create resource for gastroenterologists to reopen practices

    The American Gastroenterological Association and Medtronic created educational materials and safety protocols gastroenterologists can use to reopen their practices.

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  1. Envision works to address racial inequalities & more — 10 ASC industry notes

    Here are 10 updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note: 
  2. 8 states with fastest, slowest spread of COVID-19

    As of June 14, Arizona had the highest COVID-19 reproduction rate and New Jersey had the lowest, according to rt.live, a website that calculates the rate at which the virus is spreading in all 50 states.
  3. ASCs beat hospitals, academic medical centers on patient cancellation rate — 6 survey findings

    ASCs had lower rates of patient cancellations due to COVID-19 than both hospitals and academic medical centers, according to new survey results from the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses.
  4. NYU Langone Health names ophthalmology chair

    New York City-based NYU Langone Health appointed Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD, chair of the ophthalmology department.

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  1. ValueHealth adds industry veteran with 20+ years experience

    Leawood, Kan.-based ValueHealth named former Cerner executive Don Bisbee its new president, the company announced June 11.
  2. Orthopedic group, USPI seek approval for $13.9M joint venture surgery center in Tennessee

    A group of local physicians and a subsidiary of Addison, Texas-based United Surgical Partners International are seeking approval to open an ambulatory surgical treatment center in Murfreesboro, Tenn., JD Supra reports.
  3. Colorado orthopedic practice readies to open clinic, surgery center — 4 insights

    Steamboat Orthopaedic and Spine Institute in Steamboat Springs, Colo., expects to open its clinic and ASC June 29.
  4. New York cardiology practice relocates — 3 insights

    Geneva (N.Y.) General Cardiology Associates relocated into a surgical suite shared by Geneva General Surgical Associates in the same medical office building, the Finger Lakes Times reports.
  5. 10 things to know about orthopedics, orthopedic surgeons in ASCs | 2020

    Here are 10 things to know about orthopedics and orthopedic surgery in ASCs.
  6. Envision to 'reinvigorate' diversity committee, target racial health disparities

    As a national medical group, Envision Healthcare "has a role to play" in fighting racial inequality and injustice, CEO Jim Rechtin said in a June 4 letter to team members.
  7. The benefits of shifting cardiovascular procedures to outpatient settings

    Cardiovascular procedures are increasingly moving from hospitals to outpatient settings, and are being performed in ambulatory surgery centers. That change can save the patient, provider and payer money by allowing the patient to avoid an overnight hospital stay.
  8. 11 ASCs opened or announced in May

    11 ASCs were opened or announced in May:
  9. Minnesota ophthalmology practice donates tablets to senior care facilities

    Mankato, Minn.-based Ophthalmology Associates purchased and donated 130 tablets to the Greater Mankato Area United Way foundation to help seniors fight loneliness.

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